The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 65 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.97% - 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.37% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.21% 15.56% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 84 81 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 5 £40,000 -
WLAN
West Midlands

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) R
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) DMZ
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint